For the Gazette
WILBERFORCE — Central State University student Alycia Lewis will give a research presentation at a National STEM Conference in Seattle, Washington.
Lewis, a pre-med student from Kettering, was selected to give an oral research presentation at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students next month. She is a sophomore majoring in chemistry.
The conference, which is one of the largest, professional conferences for underrepresented minority students, military veterans, and persons with disabilities who want to pursue advanced training in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), is Nov. 11-14. Although 2,035 abstracts were submitted, Lewis was chosen for one of the coveted 96 oral presentation slots available.
Her presentation is on the mechanistic study of the decarboxylation reaction of alpha aminomalonic acid.
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